The DOJ's Corporate Leniency Policy — Part II

Law360 (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In Part 1 of this article — which appeared in the Jan. 23 edition of Competition Law360 — we examined the primary characteristics and key components of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s Leniency Policy. Here, in Part 2, we will discuss the potential costs and benefits a corporation weighs when deciding whether to disclose anti-competitive behavior.

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